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Sunday Cover (Brainerd's Diarrhea) #376773

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jul 27, 1997
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(Studio: John Roberts) The medical mystery about the cause of Brainerd's diarrhea examined; scenes shown from Bonham, Texas, where residents were hit with Brainerd's diarrhea, a medical condition with no known cause or treatment. [Patient Ona CHARLES - describes her symptoms and how the disease controls her life.] [Minnesota department of health Dr. Michael OSTERHOLM - comments on the investigation of the disease.] [Epidemiologist Brad WALSH, CDC (Centers for Disease Control) Dr. Eric MINTZ - talk about tracking the disease to a restaurant in Bonham.] Scientists' frustration about this unsolved mystery reiterated.

Roberts, John

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